Best of Philly

Best Taqueria

2015 BEST Taqueria, City

Cafe Canela

In the heart of Little Cambodia, Rosa Navarro’s homey cafe marches to a different drum than the rest of South Philly’s Mexican joints, specializing in thick homemade flour tortillas whose puffy blisters push halfway toward Indian naan. Add in the eight-salsa DIY condiment station (try the chili-whispering pineapple variety), and it’s a lock.

2201 South 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-755-1685


2012 BEST Taqueria

Los Taquitos de Puebla

1149 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA

The al pastor darling of the Headhouse Farmers Market has more to offer-from beef cheeks to birria-in its Italian Market nook. Read more »

2011 BEST Taqueria

Taqueria Los Taquitos de Puebla

1149 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Local gringos know Los Taquitos de Puebla from its farmers’ market stands. But for the real thing, go to the 9th Street storefront any day of the week, show some guts, and try the tongue or beef-eye tacos. Yeah, we said beef-eye tacos. Read more »